After his farming venture failed, businessman switched to e-commerce

James Bukusi

James Bukusi, the founder of Tidy Kenya, an online marketplace that sells storage glass at the company’s office in Ngara, Nairobi. 

Photo credit: Kevin Rotich | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The jars are made from recyclable glass and come with bamboo lids, also recyclable.
  • The company customises the jars based on the customer’s taste and preferences.

James Bukusi planned to pursue a career in farming after graduating from university in 2015. It was a passion that he held dear since farming could not only be a source of regular income, but he could also play a role in helping the country attain it’s goal of food security.


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